Martha Irvine

Wrong technology leaves many waiting

CHICAGO — Technology is supposed to make us easier to reach, and often does. But the same modes of communication that have hooked us on the... Read more

Big city dream just that

CHICAGO --- Kimberly Bratton is an optimist, an adventurer -- one who picked up from Texas and moved to a city where she knew no one, with no job... Read more

Groups share to cut costs in communities

CHICAGO --- Keri Rainsberger isn't rich. She works in the nonprofit world for a relatively low-profit salary. Yet, as many Americans are scrimping... Read more